COMEDY superstar John Bishop has announced a new UK tour and he will be coming to Basingstoke.

After two years spent presenting on television, stage acting, podcast hosting, dog walking and decorating the spare room, John is getting back to the thing he loves most; standing on stage and making people laugh. 

He will be at The Anvil on Thursday, October 24, 2024, with his new tour Back At It

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John said: “I’m delighted to be hitting the road again with my new show, Back At It. I did a few gigs in New York and some over in Ireland and I’ve got the juices flowing again. I’m looking forward to seeing you all out there on the road.”

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John has had an incredible career. Within three years of his first ever comedy gig in 2000, he was playing to sold-out arena audiences across the country and released the fastest-selling stand-up DVD in UK history.

Since then he has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary shows including John Bishop’s Australia (BBC1), John Bishop’s Britain (BBC1);  John Bishop’s Only Joking (Sky1); The John Bishop Show (BBC1); The John Bishop Christmas Show (BBC1) and John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure (ITV1), John Bishop’s Ireland (ITV1) and four series of the critically acclaimed John Bishop: In Conversation With… (W Channel) which saw him chatting one-on-one with some of the biggest names in entertainment, music and sport.

Other TV credits include two series of The John Bishop Show (ITV1), Doctor Who (BBC1) and the documentary John & Joe Bishop: Life After Deaf (ITV1).

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John is co-host of the podcast Three Little Words, with writer, actor and director Tony Pitts. The two friends talk to fascinating people about their lives, hopes, struggles and beliefs. The show features a rich mix of guests, from world-famous musicians and actors to scientists, politicians, artists and sports stars. Past guests have included Robbie Williams, John Cleese, Sebastian Faulks and Professor Brian Cox.

Most recently, John starred in the four-month UK and Ireland tour of Mother Goose with Ian McKellen, which included a hugely successful run in London’s West End.

Tickets are on sale from Friday, December 1, to book them visit